1700 S.W. College Topeka, KS 66621 785-670-1030
http://www.washburn.edu admissions@washburn.edu
About Washburn University
  • Year of Foundation 1865
  • Size of Campus 160 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 6,424
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61% 39% 7%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,312 in-state, 11,972 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 5,396
At Washburn University, more than 7,300 students and 1,000 faculty and staff are involved in more than 200 academic programs.leading to certification, associate, bachelor, master's, doctor of nursing practice and juris doctor degrees. All of our programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Applied Studies, Business, Law and Nursing on a 160-acre campus in the heart of Topeka.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat members 9%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Phi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Lambda Pi Eta; Phi Alpha Theta; Psi Chi; Beta Beta Beta; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Challenge, Campus Ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship for Christian Athletes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hispanic American Leadership Organization; Black Men and Women of Today; Indigenous Nations Student Organization; Singing with Praise
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Theatre; WU Stock; Undergraduate student research fair; Mulvane Art Show; Homecoming; Family Day
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, MO (75)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Topeka (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (51%), sorority housing (14%), fraternity housing (14%), apartment for single students (21%)
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 16%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 80%
Campus Services
  • Museums Mulvane Art Museum; Crane Observatory
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,200
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,634
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 465
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 18,018
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 338,794
  • Library Facilities Law Library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 9,845
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 578,828
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 98%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kansas, Kansas State University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kansas)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State of Kansas, St. Francis Health Center, Stormont-Vail Health Care, Security Benefit Group of Companies, Auburn-Washburn USD437, Topeka Public Schools USD501, Payless Shoe Source, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Westar Energy
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,700